SPR 2021-02 - Chahal (Gas Station / Convenience Store)


SCH Number
Public Agency
City of Kerman
Document Title
SPR 2021-02 - Chahal (Gas Station / Convenience Store)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
An application for a site plan review filed by Karamjit Chahal (applicant), proposing the development of an approximate 2,200 square foot full-service gas station and convenience store on an undeveloped 0.32- acre parcel of land, located on the north side of Golden Way, east of Madera Ave., in the CG (General Commercial) zone district, with a GC (General Commercial) General Plan land use designation (APN: 023-100-25s).

Contact Information

Jesus R Orozco
Agency Name
City of Kerman
Job Title
Community Development Director
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
S Madera Ave and Golden Way

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 32
Reasons for Exemption
a) The Project is consistent with the applicable general plan designation and all applicable general plan policies as well as with applicable zoning designation and regulations. The project site is zoned CG (General Commercial) consistent with the underlying GC (General Commercial) General Plan land use designation. The City’s 2040 General Plan identify retail stores and service stations as typical uses within the land use designation. The zoning ordinance allows service stations and other variety store sales uses as a permitted use, subject to administrative review and approval. b) The proposed development occurs within city limits on a project site of no more than five (5) acres substantially surrounded by urban uses. The site is located within City limits on an approximate 0.32-acre site, and thus, is less than the maximum five acres specified in Section 15332(b) for this exemption. Land to the north, south, and west has been developed. c) The Project site has no value as habitat for endangered, rare, or threatened species. The site is vacant and contains non-native, weedy grasses and has been disturbed. The site is surrounded by urban development and contains no sensitive habitat for special status species. Thus, the project site has no value for endangered, rare or threatened species. d) Approval of the Project would not result in any significant effects relating to traffic, noise, air quality, or water quality. Approval of the project would not result in any significant effects, related to traffic, noise, air quality or water quality. Development of the project will be subject to conditions of approval which are intended to assist the site, once developed, to operate in a compatible manner with surrounding land uses. e) The site can be adequately served by all required utilities and public services. The project has been reviewed by City staff, and can be adequately served by all required utilities and public services. Furthermore, none of the exceptions to Categorical Exemptions set forth in CEQA Guidelines Section 15300.2. do not apply to this project.
County Clerk


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